Episode 144 – News for April 28, 2016

DUSTING OFF THE DEGREE – The 144,000

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – April 28
* 1932 – A vaccine for yellow fever is announced for use on
humans

*1984 – Dustin was born
* 1986 – High levels of radiation resulting from the
Chernobyl disaster are detected at a nuclear power plant in Sweden,
leading Soviet authorities to publicly announce the
accident

* 1994 – Former Central Intelligence Agency
counterintelligence officer and analyst Aldrich Ames pleads guilty
to giving U.S. secrets to the Soviet Union and later
Russia

* 1996 – Port Arthur massacre, Tasmania: A gunman,
Martin Bryant, opens fire at the Broad Arrow Cafe in Port Arthur,
Tasmania

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
* Researchers made a battery that lasts 400 times
longer

* Reef discovered at the mouth of the Amazon

POLITICS AND RELIGION
* Target getting boycotted over transgender friendly
policy

* Colorado Supreme Court refuses to take up cake
case

* It’s a eucharistic miracle!
* Turkey’s parliament speaker wants an Islamic
constitution

* Priest convicted of raping children has been
reassigned

* Northern Idaho man sues Idaho DOT employee over
insurance god
| Via Raw Story
* Two Zambians burned alive in witch hunt

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